A Black theology of liberation (Book, 1986) [Fuller Libraries]
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A Black theology of liberation

A Black theology of liberation

Author: James H Cone
Publisher: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James H Cone
ISBN: 0883442450 9780883442456
OCLC Number: 12369954
Notes: Fuller Libraries notes:
Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 143-151.
Description: xxii, 154 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. The content of theology. Liberation as the content of theology. Liberation and black theology. Black theology and the black community. Black theology as survival theology. Black theology as passionate language --
2. The sources and norm of black theology. The function of the sources and norm. The sources of black theology. The norm of black theology --
3. The meaning of revelation. Revelation and American theology. The biblical view of revelation. General and special revelation. Bultmann's view of New Testament revelation --
4. God in black theology. Must we discard God-language? Hermeneutical principle for the doctrine of God. New wine in new wineskins. God is black. The love and righteousness of God. Traditional theological language and the black God --
5. The human being in black theology. American theology, existentialism, and black theology. The human being as endowed with freedom. The human being as a fallen creature --
6. Jesus Christ in black theology. The historical Jesus and black theology. The character of the New Testament Jesus. The black Christ. The kingdom of God and the black Christ. --
7. Church, world, and eschatology in black theology. The church. The world. Eschatology.
Responsibility: James H. Cone ; [foreword by Paulo Freire].
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